Colorado is 11-0 for the just the fourth time in team history, and second year in a row. The Buffaloes have won their last 24 regular season nonconference games and 31 of 35 dating back to 2010-11.
The win gave head coach Linda Lappe her 100th career head coaching victory (100-66, .602) and her 50th at Colorado (50-30, .625).
Colorado swept its nonconference regular season schedule for the second straight year and just the third time ever. The Buffaloes were also 11-0 at this point in 2011-12 and 12-0 in the pre-league schedule in 1992-93.
Colorado takes over the series lead from New Mexico at 7-6 and has won the last seven over the Lobos.
With Lexy Kresl leading the Buffaloes in scoring (20) she is the fifth different Buffalo to lead the team in the first 11 games. This was the third straight game Colorado has had four players score in double figures.
Colorado had season-highs with points (84), field-goal percentage (.508), assists (20) and steals (18). CU's 18 steals are its most since it had 18 against Texas Southern on Dec. 14, 2007. CU's 20 assists are its most since it had 20 vs. Denver on Dec. 8, 2011.
Lexy Kresl (20 points, 7-of-8 FG, 5-of-5 3FG). Tied her career high in scoring, matching her effort against Oregon State on March 3. Her 5-of-5 performance from the 3-point arc tied a school record for 3's made without a miss, matching Jenny Roulier who also hit 5-of-5 against Missouri on Feb. 13, 2002. Kresl improved her career total to 78, moving into 14th on CU's all-time list, passing Sabrina Scott who had 74 from 1999-03. She made her only attempt in the Utah Valley game, giving her a 6-of-6 streak over the last two games. Prior to Utah Valley she had made just 9-of-42 on the season (.214)
Chucky Jeffery (11 points, 8 rebounds, 8 assists, 5 steals) recorded her 500th career field goal on her first make of the game, the 16th player in team history to make that mark. She jumped into 15th place in career field goals, now with 504. Jeffery also moved into 14th in all-time scoring with 1,340. She also dished out her 400th career assist, as her total of eight today was a team season high (405). Jeffery has 15 assists over the past two games (7.5 apg). Her five steals moved her into a tie with Annan Wilson (1986-90) for 6th all-time at 242.
Jen Reese (10 points, 7 rebounds 5-of-9 FG) has reached double figures in eight of 11 games and in seven of the last eight. She also recorded her first two blocks of the season.
Arielle Roberson (18 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals). Set a school record by scoring in double figures for the 11th straight game to begin her career. She passed Tracy Tripp who had 10 straight in 1985-86.
Ashley Wilson returned to the lineup after missing the previous six games recovering from arthroscopic knee surgery. Jasmine Sborov returned after missing the previous two with a minor heart condition.